ABC News Names New President

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – ABC has selected Ben Sherwood, a former producer of ‘Good Morning America’ who left to write novels and start a website, as its news division president. He replaces David Westin, who announced earlier in the fall that he would be stepping down after 14 years. Sherwood takes over a […]

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ABC News President David Westin Steps Down

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – ABC News President David Westin, the longest-reigning network news division chief, with more than 13 tumultuous years on the job, told his staff Monday that he is resigning and will leave by the end of the year. Westin has presided over anchor changes at three of ABC’s top news […]

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Bianna Golodryga Named New ‘GMA’ Weekend Co-Anchor

ABC announced Friday that ‘money honey’ Bianna Golodryga has been named co-anchor of the weekend edition of ‘Good Morning America.’ “Since coming to ABC News in July 2007, Bianna has distinguished the network with her reporting on the economy and recent financial crisis,” ABC News president David Westin said in a statement. She joins co-anchor […]

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Washington Post Critic Attacks Christiane Amanpour

CNN’s star international reporter Christiane Amanpour had little time to enjoy news that she’ll be taking over ABC’s ‘This Week‘ with the Washington Post’s Tom Shales immediately pouncing on the network’s decision, ruthless in his critique of Amanpour. Shales writes that employees at ABC News are “in a state of internal revolt” over the selection […]

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